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Mahathir Mohamad has resigned. Malaysia’s next leader is ....

Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad’s appointment as interim prime minister just hours after he sent his resignation to the nation&...

China’s Wuhan lockdown helped limit global spread of coron...

Bruce Aylward led a WHO team that visited Wuhan over the weekend China’s decision to put Wuhan into lockdown a month ago...

Coronavirus: US says Russia behind disinformation campaign

Thousands of Russian-linked social media accounts have launched a coordinated effort to spread misinformation and alarm about coronavir...

ASEAN in position to make strategic gains from Brexit

Britain reigned supreme in the world's ocean from the 17th to 20th centuries, and its formal withdrawal from the European Union at the...

Coronavirus is China’s fastest-spreading public health cri...

In a meeting on an unprecedented scale, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the coronavirus epidemic was the country’s most serious...

China's strong push into Colombia

China's interest in what the International Monetary Fund ranks as South America's fastest-growing economy is deepening. Within the last...

Conservatives make early gains in Iran parliamentary elect...

Iran has started counting votes a day after its parliamentary election in which conservative allies of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Kha...

Muslims in Germany call for action against far-right group...

Thursday's attack in the small western city of Hanau has deepened fears in Germany that minority communities are vulnerable to fascist...

Sanders warns Russia to stay out of US presidential campai...

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has warned Russia to stay out of the 2020 presidential elections after US officials ha...

China’s Power Projection in 2020

What is the outlook for the Chinese power projection in 2020? What is certain is that China will continue to grow and modernise its arm...

The Meaning and End of Turkey-Russia Cooperation in Syria...

The Turkey-Russia relationship is in the midst of a major reset. The outbreak of hostilities in Syria's Idlib province has left thirtee...

New US visa rules set off 'panic wave' in immigrant commun...

After nearly a dozen years moving through the United States visa system, Sai Kyaw's brother and sister and their families were at the f...

US attorney general 'considers resignation' over Trump twe...

United States Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he was considering quitting his post after President Donald Tr...

Trump Grants Clemency To 11, Including Michael Milken And...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced a wave of sentence commutations and pardons, including for disgraced financier Michael Milk...

Why America Is Divided Over Donald Trump

In 2016, Donald Trump won the presidency in an election with 56 percent of eligible voters turning out, approximately 136 million citiz...

Why the US is losing its war against Huawei

Humiliated by the United Kingdom’s refusal to exclude Huawei from its 5G broadband network, the Trump Administration has doubled...

Is the US heading to the front lines of European defence?

The US-led annual Defender Europe exercise, which is months long and lasts from February until July, will involve 20,000 US troops - mo...

Coronavirus prompts 'hysterical, shameful' Sinophobia in I...

The deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has triggered a "hysterical" and "shameful wave of Sinophobia" in Italy, according to...

Slowed by the Coronavirus, China Inc. Struggles to Reopen

Airbus is slowly restarting its assembly line in China. General Motors began limited production on Saturday. Toyota followed on Monday...

Reform urged in Malaysia after disabled man is jailed for...

Human rights groups in Malaysia are calling for the repeal of a law that criminalises attempted suicide after a man with a physical dis...

Iran’s beleaguered president rules out resignation

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday ruled out resigning and vowed to see out his term, even as he admitted he had offered t...